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Celery

Our celery is mildly salty, crunchy, and refreshing. Celery can be chopped fresh into salads, or topped with peanut butter and raisins. Celery is commonly used to flavor soups, stews, and other dishes. It's also used to provide flavor and nutrients in detox juice blends.

Fresh From...

Our celery is grown locally, right here in our own fields, from mid-November to late April, and is sold by the head. Depending on the season and availability, Jessica's Stand also sells Certified Organic celery from other farms.


Health Benefits

"Celery is an excellent source of vitamin C, a vitamin that helps to support the immune system. Vitamin C-rich foods like celery may help reduce cold symptoms or severity of cold symptoms...

Celery's potential for reducing high blood pressure has long been recognized by Chinese medicine practitioners, and Western science researchers may have recently identified one reason why. Celery contains active compounds... which can help relax the muscles around arteries... with more space inside the arteries, the blood can flow at a lower pressure...

Celery contains compounds called coumarins that help prevent free radicals from damaging cells, thus decreasing the mutations that increase the potential for cells to become cancerous..."

Source: whfoods.com


Nutrition Facts

"Celery is an excellent source of vitamin C. It is a very good source of dietary fiber, potassium, folate, molybdenum, manganese and vitamin B6. Celery is also a good source of calcium, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, magnesium, vitamin A, phosphorus and iron.

Celery also contains approximately 35 milligrams of sodium per stalk, so salt-sensitive individuals can enjoy celery, but should keep track of this amount when monitoring daily sodium intake."

Source: whfoods.com

Celery contains compounds called coumarins that help prevent free radicals from damaging cells, thus decreasing the mutations that increase the potential for cells to become cancerous.